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  • On the present festive occasion he emerged from his room, when the blithe bells were going, the picture of misery, in a full suit of Sunday penitentials.
  • This was understood to terminate the Course for the evening, and we emerged into the air with shrieks of intellectual victory.
  • At such times the more exuberant among them called out in an excited manner on our emergence round some corner of expectancy, "Here they come!"
  • In the same instant I heard responsive shouts, saw figures and a gleam of light dash in at the door, heard voices and tumult, and saw Orlick emerge from a struggle of men, as if it were tumbling water, clear the table at a leap, and fly out into the night.

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  • China recently emerged as a world power.
  • The idea emerged at a Student Council meeting.

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